Jira has many flaws that have been picked on by countless competitors like monday.com. Yet there’s a reason why Atlassian dominates the project management market with a whopping 86.63% in bug-and-issue-tracking market: the flexibility and customizability of their solutions. Jira Automation 101 Jira Automation is a no-code feature that allows Jira users to create if … Continue reading Jira Automation Guide with Samples
Jira Checkbox custom field explained
Fields in Jira capture different information about an issue from user input on the issue screen (more on the screens later). Summary, description, due date, and attachments are all examples of fields you’ve probably seen in your Jira instance. You can finetune Jira to your needs by adding more of these, like the custom checkbox … Continue reading Jira Checkbox custom field explained
Subtasks not showing on Jira Board? Do this!
Jira is a complex and nuanced tool for Project Management. It is known for its flexibility and customization options. What it isn't known for, however, is good UI or polished user experience. Sometimes the simplest thing - like showing your subtasks on a board for example - can be neatly hidden within the app’s plethora … Continue reading Subtasks not showing on Jira Board? Do this!
See Previous / Completed Sprints in Jira
Whether you’re looking to view past Sprints, get more information about the team’s performance on average for planning, or simply closed a Sprint by mistake - Jira’s UI sure as hell isn’t making your life easier. I guess that’s what this guide is for then, huh? Use reports to view completed Sprints If you'd like … Continue reading See Previous / Completed Sprints in Jira
Create and Manage Jira Sprints Like a Pro
Jira is one of the most flexible and customizable Project Management tools on the market. It’s also built from the ground up with Agile in mind making it one of the best solutions for managing Sprints in Scrum. What is Scrum and how does it fit into Jira? Scrum is a lightweight Project management framework. … Continue reading Create and Manage Jira Sprints Like a Pro
Guide for migrating to Smart Checklist from a different checklist add-on
Add-ons, especially smaller ones, can be “behind the scenes”, meaning people may not remember the brand or the add-on name. Sometimes, we have cases of people contacting our support, but they are using another checklist add-on. 😅 That said, there will be times when you’ll feel the need to migrate between different add-ons, as some … Continue reading Guide for migrating to Smart Checklist from a different checklist add-on
How to Use Epics in Jira
Effective project management is essential in software development. Jira's Epics provide a powerful solution for managing complex software projects, and understanding how to use them can make all the difference. In this article, we'll dive deep into the technical aspects of utilizing Epics in the Jira workflow, exploring the advanced features and Jira best practices … Continue reading How to Use Epics in Jira
Effective Jira Test Management
I’ve heard a lot about Jira not being optimized for QA as, at its core, it is specifically a Project Management solution, and, therefore, it is not about test management. But let’s be honest here, Jira feels unnecessarily complicated when you get started with it, regardless of your position or goals. And given it’s the … Continue reading Effective Jira Test Management
Write Kick-Ass User Stories
This article is dedicated to writing kick-ass User Stories. I’ll focus on answering the following questions: What is a User Story and how can you write one? How to work with User Stories in Jira? What are story points and how are they used to estimate the complexity of a Story? How User Stories differ … Continue reading Write Kick-Ass User Stories
How to Create Meaningful Plans in Jira?
Project planning is a critical aspect of ensuring the success of a project. Jira is a powerful tool that can help project managers and teams define their goals, identify risks and dependencies, and create comprehensive roadmaps to keep their projects on track. In this article, we'll explore how Jira's roadmaps functionality can be leveraged to … Continue reading How to Create Meaningful Plans in Jira?